Long-Term Strategy 2050

Last updated: 21 January 2022

Pursuant to Regulation 2018/1999 Governance of the Energy Union and Climate Action and the decision 1/CP.21 of the Paris Agreement Austria has developed its mid century, long-term low GHG emission development strategy and is committed to becoming climate neutral by no later than 2050, without using nuclear energy. The strategy provides a vision on how to achieve climate neutrality and covers all relevant sectors (Energy, industry, transport, buildings, agriculture and forestry), highlights the saving potential of human´s lifestyle and consumption patters as well as the importance of digitalisation as a contribution. According to the government programme 2020-2024 Austria is committed to become climate neutral by 2040, therefore an update of the long-term Strategy is foreseen.

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